Transparency -- in terms of both information disclosure and dissemination and access to decision-making -- is therefore very important as it better enables civil society to: • hold government and/or key decision-makers to account • promote good governance • improve public policy and efficiency • combat corruption. Have the right to know the process of working of the government hence, there is a direct and undeniable link between the right to information, transparency and good governance a transparent public system of governance promises a democratic and accountable state - but a balance has to be achieved between the 'thrust. First report second admistrative reforms commission right to information june 2006 master key to good governance second administrative reforms commission government of india 2nd floor, vigyan bhawan annexe, maulana azad road, new delhi 110 011 e-mail : [email protected] Underlying these wider phenomena, however, are a number of utilitarian benefits that the right to information delivers to society these include promoting democratic participation, exposing corruption, fostering accountability and good governance, improving service delivery and facilitating competitive businesses. The purpose of this paper is to study the evolution of freedom of information/ right to information from an international perspective and analyse it as an indispensable tool for good governance through the use of information and communication technologies (ict) with special reference to india. Importance of right to information for good governance in india sahina mumtaz laskar abstract transparency and accountability in administration is the sine qua non of participatory democracy information is the oxygen that any citizen needs to live in the social structure of the society and maintain its. Ideal of good governance and rti is a measure step towards this goal rti, not only brings transparency, accountability in governance but also act as the deterrent against the arbitrary actions, policies, and decisions of public authorities therefore, rti, undoubtedly strengthen the governance the right to information bill,. Citizens' access to information is vital for the promotion of democracy, human rights, rule of law and entrenching accountability and transparency in the state without accountability, respect for human rights, rule of law and democracy, the quality of governance would decline whereas the legal framework and mechanisms.
The parliament of india passed the right to information act, 2005, to foster accountability, transparency, strengthens the democratic principles of polity and reduces corruption this paper tries to highlight the role of rti in good governance and some recommendations for successful functioning of rti act key words: right. By dr r seyon, advocate at sai law associates, tamil nadu right to information is a very powerful tool in the hands of citizens to make the objective of good governance achievable right to access information that is held by public authorities is a fundamental human right, protected under constitutional. Citizens to get accountability and act as an enforcer of good governance introduction india is a democratic republic state here the government is of the people, by the people and for the people therefore the people of our country have the right to know about state affairs freedom of information brings openness in. Up next right to information act 2005 ( rti ) part 1 (basic) by d k dubey for hjs,pcs-j, ias , apo - duration: 35:15 d k dubey's law coaching 76,611 views 35:15.
Abstract— for good governance to exist in both theory and practice, citizens must be empowered to participate in meaningful ways in decision-making processes they have a right to information and to access although widespread accessibility remains a barrier for many countries, one of those ways is through information. With the right to information act coming into force, it seems that the foresight of an open government is going to be true this paper intends to analyze the implications of this landmark legislation on the masses and the government as to how this law shall be helpful in good governance, transparency and accountability in a. Scholarly debates around good governance and aid effectiveness it draws parallels to similar debates in the indian context by using the newly-enacted right to information act (rti) as a case study for good governance since corruption, lack of accountability and transparency have been often cited as impediments to.
Right to information and good governance abstract: meaningful substantive democracy ought to be founded on the notion of an informed public adequately equipped to participate thoughtfully and actively in the governance of the country if transparency and accountability are the imperatives for sustaining democratic. The vice president of india, shri m hamid ansari has said that rti is a powerful tool that strengthens democracy and promotes good governance by the central and the state information commissions therefore have an important role to play in the effective implementation of the right to information act,. There has been no vehicle available for individual citizens to impact the governance structure in a system reeking with corruption and becoming increasingly insensitive to the problems of the disadvantaged citizenry, the right to information has shown promise of empowering citizens to get accountability and act as an.
Parliament has passed right to information act, 2005 to make government, accountable, responsible, efficient and transparent this paper tries to highlight the basic guidelines of rti act, the relationship between right to information act and good governance and the issues relating to rti act in concluding. Corruption and abuse of power are the inevitable fall outs of an unaccountable system of governance the right to information when vested in people can act as a regime of right to information for citizens in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of challenge of providing good governance.
The right to information act (rti), passed in 2005, put that power into the hands of india's 12 billion citizens, creating an information revolution that spread across the country passed after a decade of campaigning by good-governance activists like aruna roy, the inaugural recipient of the wjp's rule of. In addition to several auxiliary rights to right to petition as explained above, right to information is added as a significant necessity of civilized society right to information is basic to any democracy a vibrant citizenry is a pre-requisite for survival of democratic society and good governance it is not possible.
Governance act: possibilities and shortcomings an analysis of proactive disclosure in law 19/2003, of 9 december, on trans- parency, access to information and good governance (transparency act) manuel villoria i introduction ii context for the introduction of proactive disclosure iii analysis of proactive disclosure. Caesar roy, “right to information and it's significance to ensure good governance in india”, nyaya deep vol 13 issue 2 april 2012 p 79 5 indian idea of good governance: revisiting kautilya's arthshastra by dr sanjeev kumar sharma editor, indian journal of political science, department of political. Impact of right to information act, 2005 on good governance: an evaluation rajbir singh dalal and jagjeet singh india is not only the largest democracy in the world but also the fastest growing economy that is why it has attained a specific position and role in international. The parliament of india passed the right to information act, 2005, to foster accountability, transparency, strengthens the democratic principles of polity and reduces corruption this paper tries to highlight the role of rti in good governance and some recommendations for successful functioning of rti act keywords: right.